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The actress Ruby Dee was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on Oct. 27, 1924.
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The veteran actress, who has starred in everything from A Raisin in the Sun to American Gangster, celebrates her 89th birthday.
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Both of these beautiful and groundbreaking actresses were born in Cleveland, Ohio and went on to have a transformative impact on Hollywood. Dee has been recognized by practically every awards show in existence, from the Grammys to a Best Supportin...
These actors have received TV's highest honor.